Manchester Airport to Wakefield by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:22
  • Last train
    00:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 23m

Travelling from Manchester Airport to Wakefield by train

Fast trains from Manchester Airport to Wakefield take around 1 hour and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 62 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester Airport and Wakefield.

Are there direct trains from Manchester Airport to Wakefield?

Journeys between Manchester Airport and Wakefield usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Manchester Airport to Wakefield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 36 departures.

How long is the train journey from Manchester Airport to Wakefield?

The Manchester Airport to Wakefield train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Manchester Airport to Wakefield train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Wakefield is usually scheduled to depart Manchester Airport around 04:22 and the last train is around 00:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester Airport around 04:21, and the last at 00:38.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Manchester Airport to Wakefield train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester Airport to Wakefield by train.

Which train companies operate between Manchester Airport and Wakefield?

More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester Airport to Wakefield, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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